Language and Logics (Edinburgh Advanced Textbooks in by Howard Gregory

By Howard Gregory

This ebook will take linguistics scholars past the classical good judgment utilized in introductory classes into the range of non-standard logics which are established in learn. It embraces a large choice of fabric, together with modal good judgment, partial good judgment, scenario semantics and the growing to be region of the substructural logics, beginning with basic and intuitive suggestions. past wisdom of mathematical common sense isn't really required as concerns are brought and mentioned in transparent and certain English sooner than symbolic notation is brought. the range of fabric is organised round one principal thread: the tailoring of logical platforms to reasoning approximately assorted purposes in linguistics and beyond.

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